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Note : Ends abruptly. Source : 1 Tape of 1: 1/2 inch videotape: reel-to-reel Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Anna Halprin. Anna Halprin has given the Museum of Performance + Design permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase...
Topic: californiarevealed
Museum of Performance and Design
by Anthony, Earle C.; Kales, Arthur
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Description : The Bohemian Grove is owned by The Bohemian Club in San Francisco, a private men's club founded in 1872, by a group of newspapermen and artists. Every July for two weeks, some of the richest and most powerful men in the world including U.S. Presidents and other world leaders gather at the Bohemian Grove, a 2,700 acre campground in Monte Rio, Calif. The Club is so exclusive that at one point the waiting list for membership was reportedly 33 years long! Source : 2 Reels of 2: Film:...
Topic: californiarevealed
Museum of Performance and Design
by June Watanabe in Company
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Description : Trilogy / conceived and choreographed by June Watanabe in collaboration with Douglas Rosenberg, Jose Maria Francos, Sandra Woodall. Heian / music, Somel Satoh; platform design, Alex Nichols; video camera work, Kurt Lundblad; taiko drummer, Seiichi Tanaka. E.O. 9066 / singers, Molly Holm, Raz Kennedy, Christine Madley, David Worm; commissioned musical score, Bun-Ching Lam; costume construction, Dale Wibben. White Ashes / music, Toru Takemitsu; costume concept, Don Bondi; video...
Topics: californialightandsound, Modern dance--California--San Francisco Bay Area, Drum, Folk Music--Japan,...
Museum of Performance and Design
by Lamplighters Music Theatre
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Note : Program begins at 00:01:08 after color bars. Begins abruptly as on tape. Call Number : 999.030.166 Source : 1 Tape of 1: ED-Beta Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Lamplighters Music Theatre. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some...
Topics: californialightandsound, Opera, Lamplighters (Operetta company)
Museum of Performance and Design
by Halprin, Anna
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Note : Low audio levels. Break-up and speed variation in last few minutes. Ends abruptly. Description : Candlelight Meditation: Old First Church; City Score Workshop: S.F. Museum of Modern Art; City Score 1976: Twin Peaks, Embarcadero Call Number : 004.107.020 Source : 1 Tape of 1: 1/2 inch videotape: reel-to-reel Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Anna Halprin. Anna Halprin has given the Museum of Performance + Design permission to provide access to the digitized work online....
Topic: californiarevealed
Museum of Performance and Design
by Snake Theater
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Note : Images are dark as on original tape. Part 1 ends abruptly. Part 2 left channel audio drops out from 00:48:58 - end. Call Number : 014.035.159; 014.035.160 Description : Snake was an experimental performing arts company which produced only original work. It was founded In 1972, in Venice, California, by Co-Directors Laura Farabough and Chris Hardman. After relocating to Northern California, Snake created a major new location piece called Auto, which was performed at an abandoned Mohawk...
Topic: californiarevealed
Museum of Performance and Design
by Alecca, John J.
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Note : Program begins at 00:00:46. Video is quite dark until performers come out on stage at 00:08:22. Additional Title : The Witch's Curse Description : Lamplighters Music Theatre has been a San Francisco institution for more than 60 years and is recognized as one of the world's pre-eminent Gilbert & Sullivan companies. The Company has won an Emmy Award and numerous local awards and honors. Of the dozens of Lamplighters recordings held by the Museum, this performance was one of the top ten...
Topics: californialightandsound, Opera, Operas--Performances, Lamplighters (Operetta company), Gilbert, W....
Museum of Performance and Design
by Watanabe, June
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Note : Low audio levels. Ends abruptly. Description : Taped at UC Davis Edgewise Festival. June Watanabe (b. 1939) has created contemporary dance theater works and collaborated with distinguished artists from diverse disciplines including taiko master Seiichi Tanaka and the Kronos Quartet, visual artists like Ruth Asawa and Sandra Woodall, and choreographers Remy Charlip, Alonzo King, and Ed Mock. Her work incorporates and illuminates the Japanese American experience and explores ritualistic...
Topic: californiarevealed
Museum of Performance and Design
by Pocket Opera
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Note : Program begins at 00:00:40 after color bars. Call Number : 992.161.43 Source : 1 Tape of 1: ED-Beta Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Pocket Opera. Pocket Opera has given the Museum of Performance + Design permission to provided access tot he digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted...
Topic: californiarevealed
Museum of Performance and Design
by Pocket Opera
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Note : Program begins at 00:00:39 after color bars. Call Number : 992.161.180 Source : 1 Tape of 1: ED-Beta Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Pocket Opera. Pocket Opera has given the Museum of Performance + Design permission to provided access tot he digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be...
Topic: californialightandsound
Museum of Performance and Design
by Watanabe, June
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Note : No picture until 01:11. Call Number : H282.2 Source : 1 Tape of 1: ED-Beta Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by June Watanabe. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements,...
Topic: californiarevealed
Museum of Performance and Design
by Pocket Opera
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Note : Program begins at 00:00:40 after color bars. Description : Concert version with Debra Milsom, Laurie Laxamana, Jere Torkelsen, Ellen Peabody at PG&E's Beale Street Theater in San Francisco. Call Number : 992.161.35 Source : 1 Tape of 1: ED-Beta Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Pocket Opera. Pocket Opera has given the Museum of Performance + Design permission to provided access tot he digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright...
Topics: californialightandsound, Opera, Opera--18th century
Museum of Performance and Design
by Pocket Opera
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Note : Music plays under color bars until program begins at 00:00:37. Call Number : 993.090.100 Source : 1 Tape of 1: ED-Beta Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Pocket Opera. Pocket Opera has given the Museum of Performance + Design permission to provided access tot he digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some...
Topic: californiarevealed
Museum of Performance and Design
by Sidbury, Mercy
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Description : Gentry talks about her life as a dancer, choreographer, and participant in the early days of modern dance in San Francisco, New York, and Santa Fe. Also, she talks about her studies of Laban notation and the Pilates method. Marta Graham, Hanya Holm, Doris Humphrey, Ann Mundstock, and Joseph Pilate are some of the people she talks about in the interview. Additional Description : Interview conducted for the Legacy Oral History Project. Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by...
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Lab notation, Dance notation, Exercise,...
Source: 4 Tapes of 4: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Museum of Performance and Design
by Watanabe, June
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Note : Program audio begins at 01:08. Picture comes in at 02:10. Call Number : Helm 343 Source : 1 Tape of 1: Betacam SP Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by June Watanabe. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by...
Topic: californiarevealed
Museum of Performance and Design
by Pocket Opera
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Note : Program begins at 00:00:40 after color bars. Call Number : 992.161.293 Source : 1 Tape of 1: ED-Beta Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Pocket Opera. Pocket Opera has given the Museum of Performance + Design permission to provided access tot he digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be...
Topic: californiarevealed
Museum of Performance and Design
by Friedman, Jeff
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Description : Osborne studied dance at the Juilliard School's Dance Division in New York City. After graduating he joined the Jose Limon Dance Company. After leaving the Limon Company he joined the Lar Lubovitch Dance Company. He also worked as a dance teacher. Additional Description : Interview conducted for the Legacy Oral History Project. Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Museum of Performance and Design. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that...
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Dancers, Dance teachers, Osborne, Aaron
Source: 4 Tapes of 4: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Museum of Performance and Design
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Description : Ruth Beckford performed professionally as a child in vaudeville. She studied dance at UC-Berkeley and trained at Welland Lathrop and Anna Halprin's dance studio. She was the first African American performer in a Bay Area modern dance company. Beckford taught African-Haitian dance and was artistic director of an African-Haitian Dance Company. Ruth Beckford wrote the authorized biography of Katherine Dunham. Additional Description : Interview conducted for the Legacy Oral History...
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Vaudeville, Dance--Haiti, Dance--Africa,...
Source: 6 Tapes of 6: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Museum of Performance and Design
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Note:  Color bars from 00:00:10 - 00:01:25. Dance performance begins at 00:02:09.  Description:  June Watanabe (b. 1939 - ) has created contemporary dance theater works and collaborated with distinguished artists from diverse disciplines including taiko master Seiichi Tanaka and the Kronos Quartet, visual artists like Ruth Asawa and Sandra Woodall, and choreographers Remy Charlip, Alonzo King, and Ed Mock. Her work incorporates and illuminates the Japanese American experience and explores...
Topic: californiarevealed
Museum of Performance and Design
by Alecca, John J.
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Note : Program begins at 00:01:12. Video is quite dark until performers come on stage around 00:07:40. Description : Lamplighters Music Theatre has been a San Francisco institution for more than 60 years and is recognized as one of the world's pre-eminent Gilbert & Sullivan companies. The Company has won an Emmy Award and numerous local awards and honors. Of the dozens of Lamplighters recordings held by the Museum, this performance was one of the top five chosen for this project by the...
Topics: californialightandsound, Opera, Operas--Performances, Opera companies, Theatres,...
Museum of Performance and Design
by Pocket Opera
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Call Number : 993.090.13 Source : 1 Tape of 1: ED-Beta Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Pocket Opera. Pocket Opera has given the Museum of Performance + Design permission to provided access tot he digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor...
Topic: californiarevealed
Museum of Performance and Design
by Carvajal, Carlos, 1931-
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Note : Content begins at 00:00:53, after color bars. Tracking errors after color bars, but before the program begins. Some background buzz. The picture is very dark and slightly out of focus at times. Some dropout. Description : Dance Spectrum recorded at Dance Gala 7/76 -- 24-597 Golden Rain - Wide Shot, 602-813 Butterfly - Wide Shot, 816 - End Butterfly (inc) - Close Ups Call Number : 014.035.154 Source : 1 Tape of 1 : 3/4 inch videotape Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Carlos...
Topic: californiarevealed
Museum of Performance and Design
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Note : Tape begins at 00:27, after the color bars. Image is dark and slightly out of focus. Tape stops and starts. Description : 1. "Bird Run" 1. "E.O. 9066" 3. "Glass Works" Source : 1 Tape of 1: 3/4 inch videotape Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by June Watanabe. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use...
Topic: californiarevealed
Note: Some static in soundtrack; audio cuts out very briefly in places throughout. Description:  This recording features three pieces: Hagoromo performed by Noh Master Anshin Uchida; Falling Man choreographed and performed by Watanabe; Deai choreographed by Watanabe with Noh Master Uchida.  Source:  1 Tape of 1: VHS Digitized by the  California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
Topic: californialightandsound
Museum of Performance and Design
by City Celebration, Inc.
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Note : Part 1: Camera set-up is far away, so the image is soft at times throughout content. There is a speck of dirt on the camera lens. Camera has difficulty adjusting to the dark, so image is not clear at times. Some dropout. Part 2: Dropout throughout. Tracking errors. Focus issues. Description : Tape 1: Sun Eagle Southern Singers and Dancers, Ebbitsaam Nikol, Harambe Dance Ensemble Tape 2: Gamelan Sekar Jaya, Kennelly School of Irish Dancing, Rosa Montoya Bailes Flamencos Call Number : EDF...
Topic: californiarevealed
Museum of Performance and Design
by Chen, Ruth; Belcher, Alyson; Friedman, Jeff; Jacobs, Ruth
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Description : Frank Shawl is the co-founder with Victor Anderson of the Shawl-Anderson Dance Center [a.k.a. Shawl-Anderson School of Dance] in Berkeley. Frank has been active as a teacher, performing dancer and choreographer in the Bay Area for approximately 43 years. The Shawl-Anderson Dance Company was an active dance repertory group in the '60's and '70's and spawned many of today's prominent dance artists. Prior to coming to the Bay Area, Frank performed mainly in New York City. He appeared...
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Dance--California--Berkeley, Modern...
Source: 6 Tapes of 6: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Museum of Performance and Design
by Farley, Alan, 1936-2012
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Note : Program distortion and background noise throughout. The content breaks up and is difficult to hear at times. Voices are very muffled. Audio quality greatly improves at 02:23, but there is still break up and distortion to the end. Series Title : Performing Arts Profile Description : Host Alan Farley interviewed conductor Calvin Simmons, recently designated as the new Music Director of the Oakland, California, Symphony. Before his present post, Mr. Simmons has conducted the San Francisco...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1 : 1/4 inch audio tape
Museum of Performance and Design
by Pocket Opera
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Note : Audio under color bars until program begins at 00:00:40. Dropout throughout due to deterioration of original tape. Call Number : 993.090.66 Source : 1 Tape of 1: ED-Beta Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Pocket Opera. Pocket Opera has given the Museum of Performance + Design permission to provided access tot he digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright...
Topic: californiarevealed
Museum of Performance and Design
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Description : E.O. 9066 / choreography, June Watanabe ; music, Bun-Ching Lam ; set concent, Jose Maria Francos ; Fence, Douglas Rosenberg ; costume designer, Sandra Woodall. Demon Drum / composer and performer, Seiichi Tanaka. Pillar / choreography and improvisation, June Watanabe ; music composer and performer, Seiichi Tanaka ; set designer, Arun Nevader ; artistic consultanat, Jose Maria Francos ; costumes, Arriet Jones and Cheryl Koehler. Call Number : Helm B98; Helm B99 Source : 2 Tapes of...
Topics: californialightandsound, Modern dance--California--San Francisco Bay Area, Drum, Folk Music--Japan,...
Museum of Performance and Design
by City Celebration, Inc.
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Note : Content is slightly out of focus at times. Part 1: Tape begins at 00:58, after the color bars. Part 2: Tape begins at 00:37, after color bars. Part 3: Tape begins at 01:37, after the color bars. Some dropout. Part 4: Tape begins at 00:52, after the color bars. Part 5: Content cuts off color bars at 00:49. The tape begins to break up at 01:01:00-end of content. Part 6: Tape begins at 00:51, after the color bars. Call Number : EDF 87.6-7; EDF 87.8-9; EDF 87.10-11 Source : 6 Tapes of 6: 3/4...
Topic: californialightandsound
Museum of Performance and Design
by Alecca, John J.
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Note : Program begins at 00:01:33. Video is dark until performers come on stage at 00:10:02. Description : Lamplighters Music Theatre has been a San Francisco institution for more than 60 years and is recognized as one of the world's pre-eminent Gilbert & Sullivan companies. The Company has won an Emmy Award and numerous local awards and honors. Of the dozens of Lamplighters recordings held by the Museum, this performance was one of the top five chosen by the Lamplighter's Artistic Director...
Topics: californialightandsound, Opera, Operas--Performances, Lamplighters (Operetta company), Sullivan,...
Museum of Performance and Design
by Pocket Opera
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Note : Program begins at 00:00:40 after color bars. Audio levels are low and there are some audio artifacts at the beginning due to deterioration of original tape. Call Number : 992.161.348 Source : 1 Tape of 1: ED-Beta Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Pocket Opera. Pocket Opera has given the Museum of Performance + Design permission to provided access tot he digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires...
Topic: californiarevealed
Museum of Performance and Design
by Kinney, Dena
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Additional Title : Nemesio Paredes: my life in dance: the three cornered hat: family man, dentist, and dancer Description : Topics of discussion include: San Francisco family, San Francisco Ballet, Spanish dance training, flamenco training, important teachers, Theatre Flamenco, past and current locations for flamenco culture in San Francisco, transition to Rosa Montoya Bailes Flamencos, choreographic career, solo performance career, studying tango, performing with Bailes Espana, as well as...
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Flamenco dancers--California--San...
Source: 9 Tapes of 9: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Museum of Performance and Design
by Pocket Opera
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Note : Program begins at 00:00:29 after color bars.  Additional Title : Yanked from the Harem Call Number : 992.161.349 Source : 1 Tape of 1: ED-Beta Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Pocket Opera. Pocket Opera has given the Museum of Performance + Design permission to provided access tot he digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the...
Topic: californiarevealed
Museum of Performance and Design
by Farley, Alan
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Series Title : Performing Arts Journal Description : Actor Philip Anglim was born and raised in San Francisco, California and went on to star in the original production of The Elephant Man and on film in The Thorn Birds and Testament. Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Alan Farley. Alan Farley has given the Museum of Performance + Design permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
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Description : Barbara Oliver is an award-winning actress and director. She has recieved numerous Bay Area Theatre Critics Circle awards--including the first Barbara Bladen Porter award. In the late 1980s and early '90s, Oliver was acting mostly at Berkeley Repertory Theatre. Oliver and her friend, novelist Dorothy Bryant, discussed producing a solo performance, Dear Master, an adaptation of Gustave Flaubert and George Sands's correspondences. They debuted it in 1991, and in 1992 Dear Master was...
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Actors--California--Berkeley, Theatrical...
Source: 5 Tapes of 5: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Museum of Performance and Design
by Lamplighters
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Note : Program begins at 00:01:07 after color bars. Low audio (mic in audience). Section of dropout and fuzz 01:01:00-01:02:07 due to deterioration of original tape. Call Number : 999.030.288 Source : 1 Tape of 1: ED-Beta Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Lamplighters Music Theatre. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the...
Topic: californiarevealed
Museum of Performance and Design
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Note : In part 1 the program begins at 00:01:49. Left channel audio drops out at 01:00:00. In part 2 the program begins at 00:01:52. At 01:24:03 there are color bars and then a new recording begins; audio is louder. Part 2 ends abruptly at 01:49:56. Additional Title :Program I of III: Performed on June 9, 10, and 11 Description : Part 1 of 2: Introduction (starts at 00:01:50) Mevlevi Order of America (starts at 00:02:20) Tarangini School of Kathak Dance (starts at 00:17:10) Sri Susilowati...
Topics: californialightandsound, San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival, Dance, Dance companies, Music and...
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by Halprin, Anna
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Description : This recording is part of the Anna Halprin Papers held at the Museum of Performance and Design. Anna Halprin is recognized as a pioneer of postmodern dance in America and her papers are one of the Museum's most heavily used, drawing inquiries and researchers from around the world. Since moving to California in the 40s, Anna has worked with many of the major names in modern and post-modern music and dance. In 1955, she began an experimental dance group known as the San Francisco...
Topic: californiarevealed
Museum of Performance and Design
by World Arts West
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Additional Title : Program III of III: Performed on June 21 and 22 (matinee performed on June 23 with separate cast) Description : Tape 1 of 5 Neva Russian Dance Ensemble (starts at 00:00:55) Miyagi Ryu Ohtori no Kai U.S.A. (starts at 00:09:10) Ballet Folklorico Ensambles de San Francisco (starts at 00:21:10) Zhou Hui, principal dancer of the Chinese Performing Artists of America (starts at 00:30:10) Ku'uipo 'Anela 'O Kalani (starts at 00:36:35) Group Petite La Croix (starts at 00:47:05) Kala...
Topics: californialightandsound, Dance, Dance companies, Music and dance, Dance festivals, Folk dancing,...
Museum of Performance and Design
by Susa, Conrad
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Call Number : 014.019.0012
Topic: californialightandsound
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audiotape
Museum of Performance and Design
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Description : Ruth Hatfield, a modern dancer, choreographer and dance educator, talks about her life and career in dance. Martha Graham, Anna Halprin, Hanya Holm, Louis Horst, Doris Humphrey, Nik Krevitsky, Jose Limon, Gertrude Lippincott, and Bernice Van Gelder are some of the people Hatfield talks about. Additional Description : Interview conducted for the Legacy Oral History Project. Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Museum of Performance and Design. Transmission or reproduction of...
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Dance--Study and teaching, Dance teachers,...
Source: 13 Tapes of 13: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Museum of Performance and Design
by San Francisco Ballet
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Poster promoting San Francisco Ballet in Lew Christensen's "Nutcracker" and "Beauty and the Beast". For several years, these ballets were paired together for the holiday season. Digitized by California Revealed .
Topics: californiarevealed, Beauty and the beast (Choreographic work : Christensen, L), Nutcracker...
Source: 1 Page of 1: Poster (13.5 x 21.5 in)
Museum of Performance and Design
by Bulitt, Patricia
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Description : Guimaraes was born in Brazil but emigrated to America in 1977. He taught dance in the Bay Area. He introduced his native dance, Frevo, which has its origins in the Capoeira martial art form. He performed locally in carnival festivals and toured Europe and South America. He performed briefly with choreographer Jamie Miller, contributing his own choreographic blend of Afro-Brazilian and jazz dance forms. Guimares died in 1993 of AIDS-related conditions. Additional Description :...
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Dancers--San Francisco Bay Area (Calif.),...
Source: 6 Tapes of 6: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Museum of Performance and Design
by Sharrar, Jack F., 1949-
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Description : After graduating from Brown University, William Paterson served with the army in Europe during World War II. After the war Mr. Paterson joined the Cleveland Playhouse. He left the Playhouse at the invitation of ACT founder William Ball in 1967. He remained a member of ACT's acting ensemble for 30 years. Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Museum of Performance and Design. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use...
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Actors, Acting, Paterson, William, Ball,...
Source: 4 Tapes of 4: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Museum of Performance and Design
by San Francisco Ballet
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Call Number : 007.074.020 1995 San Francisco Ballet put on an innovative festival, UNited We Dance, to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the United Nations Charter. Multiple ballet companies across the world were invited to perform as part of the multi-day event. Participating companies alongside San Francisco Ballet included Aterballetto, The Australian Ballet, Ballet British Columbia, The Bolshoi Ballet, Dutch National Ballet, Leipzig Ballet, The National Ballet of Caracas, National Ballet...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Page of 1: Poster (16 x 24 in)
Museum of Performance and Design
by San Francisco Ballet; Los Angeles Olympics Committee
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Call Number : POS93000393 This company plays an important role in the history of performing arts in California and continues to have a lasting impact. As the company continued to garner acclaim, Margot Fonteyn and Rudolf Nureyev, the top dancers of the time, came to San Francisco for a special performance with the company. Digitized by California Revealed .
Topics: californiarevealed, Fonteyn, Margot, 1919-1991, Nureyev, Rudolf, 1938-1993, San Francisco Ballet
Source: 1 Page of 1: Poster (13.5 x 21.5 in)
Museum of Performance and Design
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Series Title : Performing Arts Profile Description : George Coates founded George Coates Performance Works and brought multi media into his performances. Note on original container : "This week, host Alan Farley talks with avant-garde theater producer-director George Coates with a guest appearance by his associate, composer Paul Dresher. They talk about their company, George Coates Performance Works, and how they go about creating works." Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Alan...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
Museum of Performance and Design
by Peak, Penny; Freidman, Jeff
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Description : Circle the earth is Anna Halprin's contemporary dance healing ritual, created to challenge HIV and other life-threatening illnesses. Additional Description : Interview conducted for the Legacy Oral History Project. Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Museum of Performance and Design. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some...
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Circle the earth (Choreographic work:...
Source: 5 Tapes of 5: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Museum of Performance and Design
by Farley, Alan
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Series Title : Performing Arts Profile Description : Sharon Ott was the Artistic Director of Berkeley Repertory Theater for 13 years leading it from a small regional theater to one of national stature receiving the 1997 Tony Award for Outstanding Regional Theater. Note on original container : "In this week's program, host Alan Farley talks with Sharon Ott, Artistic Director of the Berkeley Repertory Company.” Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Alan Farley. Alan Farley has given...
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Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
Museum of Performance and Design
by Carvajal, Carlos, 1931-
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Note : Focus is soft throughout. Some tracking errors. Description : Dance Spectrum Gala 1977 - Xoregos Turning 1972 - Dance Spectrum Asterism 1973 Call Number : 014.035.151 Source : 1 Tape of 1 : 3/4 inch videotape Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Carlos Carvajal and Jed Handler. Copyright Holders have given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires...
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Call Number : 004.107.013 Source : 1 Tape of 1: 1/2 inch videotape: reel-to-reel Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is accessible for purposes of education and research. Transmission or reproduction of works protected by copyright beyond that allowed...
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Museum of Performance and Design
by San Francisco Ballet
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Call Number : SFB.Poster.77 Digitized by California Revealed .
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Source: 1 Page of 1: Poster (13.5 x 21 in)
Museum of Performance and Design
by Friedman, Jeff
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Description : McHugh studied at Anna Halprin's Tamalpa Institute. He later became her assistant. He contributed to the development and direction of Halprin's somatic programs for people with cancer and HIV. Recently he has created solo and ensemble performance works which reflect his experience with AIDS. Additional Description : Interview conducted for the Legacy Oral History Project. Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Museum of Performance and Design. Transmission or reproduction of...
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Source: 4 Tapes of 4: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Museum of Performance and Design
by Mullen, Dennis
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Description : White was a writer for the Joffrey Ballet, Playbill Magazine and a dance auditor for the New York State Council for the Arts. He moved to San Francisco in 1981 and began writing dance reviews for the gay community newspaper, Bay Area Reporter. He also contributed reviews, interviews and features for the Advocate and the San Francisco Chronicle. American Ballet Theatre, Joffrey Ballet, New York City Ballet are some of the dance companies he talks about in the interview. He died of...
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Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Museum of Performance and Design
by Farley, Alan
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Series Title : Performing Arts Profile Description : Ed Hastings was a founding member of the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco and its Artistic Director from 1986 - 1992. Note on original container : "Host Alan Farley talks with Ed Hastings, the newly appointed Artistic Director of the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco." Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Alan Farley. Alan Farley has given the Museum of Performance + Design permission to provide...
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Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
Museum of Performance and Design
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Series Title : Performing Arts Profile Description : Chris Hardman is founder of the award-winning Antenna Theater of Sausalito, California. Note on original container : "In this week's program, host Alan Farley talks with theater artist Chris Hardman, artistic director of Antenna, an experimental theater company located in the San Francisco Bay Area." Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Alan Farley. Alan Farley has given the Museum of Performance + Design permission to provide...
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Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
Museum of Performance and Design
by Pocket Opera
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Note : Audio begins under color bars until program begins at 00:00:39. Call Number : 993.090.110 Source : 1 Tape of 1: ED-Beta Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Pocket Opera. Pocket Opera has given the Museum of Performance + Design permission to provided access tot he digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some...
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Museum of Performance and Design
by San Francisco Ballet
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Call Number : POS93001108 Digitized by California Revealed .
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Source: 1 Page of 1: Poster (13 x 21.25 in)
Museum of Performance and Design
by San Francisco Ballet
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Call Number : 998.002 Digitized by California Revealed .
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Source: 1 Page of 1: Poster (14 x 22.125 in)
Museum of Performance and Design
by Walsh, Alex
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Description : Eddie Alley is a drummer, bandleader and the older brother of Vernon Alley, the world famous bass player. With saxophonist-pianist-bandleader Wesley Peoples, the Alley brothers played nightclubs in San Francisco. Vernon went to New York to play with Lionel Hampton and the Count Basie Orchestra. Eddie on the other hand, got married and worked for the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company. He continued to play music part-time and be a member of the Musicians Union. His home became an...
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Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Museum of Performance and Design
by Snake Theater
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Note : Blue frame recorded into original tape. Dark images. Call Number : 014.035.178 Description : Snake was an experimental performing arts company which produced only original work. It was founded In 1972, in Venice, California, by Co-Directors Laura Farabough and Chris Hardman. After relocating to Northern California, Snake created a major new location piece called Auto, which was performed at an abandoned Mohawk gas station in Sausalito. Ride Hard/Die Fast toured to several European...
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Museum of Performance and Design
by Handler, Jed
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The Bay Area Theatre Critic Circle formed in 1977. Given the date and location, founding members of this organization are likely to have participated in this conference. As a result, this recording can offer a glimpse into the early history of this organization and potentially new information to those interested in Bay Area theatre history in general. Note inside case: "Theatre Critics Conference May 24/80; 0-130: George Coates, John Chapot, Margaret / 140 Ted Arranging for talk / 140:...
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Source: Betamax: 2 Tapes of 2
Euphonia / choreography, Lawrence Pech ; music, J. S. Bach ; costumes, Cheryl Koehler ; lighting design, Robert Klemm -- Initiation / choreography, Antonio Castilla ; music, Stephen Kent ; costumes, Ivana Saldana ; lighting design, Robert Klemm -- Spanish song / choreography, Yuri Possokhov ; music, Isaac Albeniz ; costume, Cassandra Carpenter ; lighting design, Robert Klemm -- Newton (three laws of motion) (world premiere) / choreography, Julia Adam ; music, J. S. Bach and W. A, Mozart ;...
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Source: Hi8: 1 Tape of 1
Museum of Performance and Design
by Friedman, Jeff
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Description : Cachero was of Native-American Hispanic Filipino ethnic descent. He studied counseling and graduated with an M.A. in Social Work. While in graduate school, he began studying Afro-Haitian dance. He taught Afro-Haitian dance and presented workshops in dance and spirituality. Cachero died in 1991. Additional Description : Interview conducted for the Legacy Oral History Project. Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Museum of Performance and Design. Transmission or reproduction of...
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Source: 3 Tapes of 3: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Museum of Performance and Design
by Alecca, John J.
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Note : Channel 1 audio only. Additional Title : or, The Merryman and His Maid Description : Lamplighters Music Theatre has been a San Francisco institution for more than 60 years and is recognized as one of the world's pre-eminent Gilbert & Sullivan companies. The Company has won an Emmy Award and numerous local awards and honors. Of the dozens of Lamplighters recordings held by the Museum, this performance was ranked #1 in significance by the Artistic Director and other members of the...
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Museum of Performance and Design
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Description : Everett studied dance and ballet in Los Angeles while working as a commercial dancer in music videos and television. In New York he studied ballet with Robert Blankshine. In the Bay Area he danced with Oakland Ballet and ODC/San Francsico. Everett also choreographed. Brenda Way, Ney Fonseca, and Val Caniporoli are some of the people he talks about in the interview. Frank Everett died in 1992 of AIDS-related illness. Additional Description : Interview conducted for the Legacy Oral...
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Source: 6 Tapes of 6: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Museum of Performance and Design
by Watanabe, June
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Description : Taped at Headlands for the Arts. June Watanabe (b. 1939) has created contemporary dance theater works and collaborated with distinguished artists from diverse disciplines including taiko master Seiichi Tanaka and the Kronos Quartet, visual artists like Ruth Asawa and Sandra Woodall, and choreographers Remy Charlip, Alonzo King, and Ed Mock. Her work incorporates and illuminates the Japanese American experience and explores ritualistic formalities, and womanhood. She is the...
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Museum of Performance and Design
by Susa, Conrad
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Note : Recording includes a two-minute gap. Call Number :014.019.0014
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Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audiotape
Museum of Performance and Design
by Farley, Alan
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Series Title : Performing Arts Profile Description : Sydney Walker was a well-known character actor who took part in more than 60 productions with the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco and appeared in films such as Prelude to a Kiss and Mrs. Doubtfire. Note on original container : "An interview with Sydney Walker, a member of the acting company of the American Conservatory Theatre in San Francisco." Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Alan Farley. Alan Farley has...
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Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
Museum of Performance and Design
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Description : Lanny Pinola contributes special knowledge of the male and female forms of the Feather dance. He also contributes his experience of culture context for the Feather dance including appropriate songs and vocal signaling systems, use and crafting of the clapper stick, evolution of costuming, and additional decorative elements. He also contributes his experiences on honoring teachers, dance leaders and the land from a Native-American perspective. Additional Description : Interview...
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Source: 4 Tapes of 4: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Museum of Performance and Design
by Halprin, Anna
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Note: All tapes feature a small amount of static and image instability during the first and last minutes of the tape.  Description:  Anna Halprin is recognized as a pioneer of postmodern dance in America and her papers are one of the Museum's most heavily used, drawing inquiries and researchers from around the world. Since moving to California in the 40s, Anna has worked with many of the major names in modern and post-modern music and dance. In 1955, she began an experimental dance group...
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Description : Footage includes excerpts of the 1948 performance of Willam Christensen's first full length story ballet, Coppelia at the Stern Grove Festival. As San Francisco Ballet was in a transitional period, the company performed under as the Willam Christensen Ballet Company. Music was provided by members of the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra under the musical direction of Fritz Berens. Coppelia featured music by Leo Delibes and costumes by Russell Hartley (the founder of the Museum of...
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Museum of Performance and Design
by San Francisco Ballet
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Call Number : POS93000385 Digitized by California Revealed .
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Source: 1 Page of 1: Poster (13.125 x 21 in)
Museum of Performance and Design
by Farley, Alan, 1936-2012
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Series Title : Performing Arts Profile Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Alan Farley. Alan Farley has given the Museum of Performance + Design permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy...
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Source: 1 Tape of 1 : 1/4 inch audio tape